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New reality tv show on Multichoice Nigeria

Our Perfect Wedding Nigeria is the new reality tv show which will be aired on Multichoice Nigeria. This new reality tv show is coming three years after it was screened in Kenya and other African countries. The show is co-produced by Adeola Oloyede and Suleiman Kazeem. The show reveals the excitement of the wedding planning [...]

OSN rolls out new ‘flexible’ package in Saudi Arabia

OSN has introduced a flexible pay-TV package for subscribers in Saudi Arabia. The introduction of El Farq, meaning The Difference in Arabic has been on a three-month trial in the Kingdom. OSN announced El Farq has already earned a positive feedback from subscribers and remarkable sales growth. The Managing Director of Saudi Arabia, Bandar Al [...]

SABC inks a licence agreement with Viu SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has inked a license contract with global over-the-top (OTT) video service Viu, operated by PCCW Media and Vuclip. By concluding this partnership, Viu obtains exclusive digital rights to exclusive SABC titles, as well as a ray of premium library content for a period of 24 months. This partnership will [...]

Starz Play to expand in South Africa

During his speech in the fiscal Q3 earnings call, the CEO of Lionsgate, Jon Feltheimer, declared Starz and Lionsgate could possibly plan international growth for the streaming platform. Furthermore, Feltheimer declared the combination would allow Starz to scale effectively across multiple territories with our existing partners with whom weve already launched and with new global [...]

EBC and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters partner with Eutelsat for Video Capacity

Eutelsat Communications has partnered with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite which will now broadcast a big major part of Ethiopias channels. Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) is the Ethiopias oldest and largest free-to-air broadcaster which provide programmes such as news, sport, [...]

Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features. The new set up box, which is real HDR 4K, providing high resolution picture to viewers and has a 16GB memory, this allows subscribers to [...]

Starz Play now on Ooredoo TV

  The best of Hollywood, Bollywood and childrens entertainment will now be available through Ooredoo TVS set up box. Customers can enjoy video on demand with Ooredoo TV in the comfort of their homes. For as little as $15 a month with no lock in contract, customers can subscribe to a family bundle which include [...]

OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel.  According to OSNs new CEO Patrick Tillieux, changes to this will allow more room for movies and other key contents to be aired, specially content targeted to female viewers. There will also be more pop up [...]

e-media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal

After the launch of the website www.emedia.sn and the station iRadio (90.3 FM) in October 2018, E-Media group in Senegal completes its offer by launching its flagship channel iTV on the DTT platform in Senegal.   Prior to its launched, The TV station had been tested for a few weeks on the digital television platform in [...]

Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes

Plus TV, the 24-hour news channel, will be broadcasted on StarTimes. The Pan-African station englobes news in business, politics, sports, entertainment to name a few.  According to Oasim Elegbede, StarTimes Brand and Marketing Director, Plus TV Africa is a proof of our effort in meeting the demand of our subscribers seeking for more news and [...]